All Upcoming Events

VWS Winterfest and ARRL VA Section Convention

Date: Mar 10, 2024
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hamfests

Monthly Club Meeting

Date: Mar 14, 2024
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Club Meeting

FARA monthly club meeting of members. Visitors are encouraged.

For the time being, we plan to incorporate “simulcasting” the live meetings with WebEx for the convenience of those who are unable attend, or who are not comfortable with in-person meetings yet.

Click here for meeting details.

To participate virtually please go to the Join Meeting Online page.

VE Test Session

Date: Mar 16, 2024
Time: 9:30 am
VE Test

Virginia Volunteer Examiners Test Session

COVID-19 mitigation protocols will be observed at the test site.  Please bring and wear a face mask for the test session.  Test sessions are the 3rd Saturday of every month at 09:30 at the Porter Library in Stafford, VA off Garrisonville Road. Details can be found

NOTE: Please contact Milan with Virginia Volunteer Examiners at to register.

You must have your FCC FRN in order to test.  If you do not have a FRN you can obtain one beforehand by registering with the FCC ULS System and creating a new ULS registration.  Follow this link https://apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do to get your FRN.


Other ARRL VE Sessions

If this date is inconvenient for you, other Clubs in the area hold their own exams and you can find other sessions by going to the ARRL exam session locator at this link: Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session.

Email Milan, NØEUV, for more information at: to register.

You can visit the Virginia Volunteer Examiners at their website.

Virginia QSO Party

Start date: Mar 16, 2024
End date: Mar 17, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Radio Event

General information go to the SPARC VAQP Website.

Informal Club Breakfast Open to All – The Bistro at Fauquier Hospital

Date: Mar 30, 2024
Time: 8:00 am
Breakfast

A informal gathering of FARA member’s open to all interested in Amateur Radio is held The Bistro on the Hill the last Saturday of every month. The Bistro is located in Fauquier Hospital located in the lower level. Join us for a time to socialize, discuss and ask questions about amateur radio.

You need to enter from the main Hospital entrance, take a immediate right after you enter, then and follow the signs to the Bistro which to take you to the elevator to go down to the lower level.

All are invited including the family and those interested in the club.

Thawfest – Greene County

Date: Apr 13, 2024
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hamfests